Premature mirth

Oisín Kealy Burnt out pumpkins strewing the hall, an out-of-control bonfire across the street spewing smoke across Byres Road, people walking home at 8am dressed as Snap, Crackle and Pop — I don’t even need to leave my flat…

Smoothing out the wrinkles

Maria Gravelle The pressure of exams and seemingly endless coursework can take its toll on students’ health. But though we use the word almost daily, what exactly is stress? Stress is actually a medical condition, defined as “a condition…

Easy as pie – Chilli con squash

Claire Strickett Who says students have to live on pot noodles and beans on toast? Not us! Each issue our Lifestyle Editor shares a recipe that will keep your finances and your body in good shape. Gloriously-coloured, comforting and…

Spate of mugging attacks in the West End

Craig MacLellan Students have been warned to be extra vigilant after a series of muggings on Queen Margaret Drive. Three attacks have occurred over the last month, two of which took place within a week of each other. In…

Valuing the right to vote

Over a thousand students living at Murano Street Student Village found that they were unable to vote in the European elections that took place this summer. An “oversight” by Sanctuary Management Services (SMS) meant that the Murano Street residents…

In praise of twitterature

Everyone has become awfully snooty about Twitter recently. In part, this is because it has reached the critical mass of followers necessary for any social networking mechanism to stop being cool. But to an ever-growing number it is also…